Austrian Natural Gas Hub Operational Again Following Explosion

By Max BernhardFeaturesDow Jones Newswires

All transit systems at Austrian natural gas import hub Baumgarten are fully functioning and operational again after an explosion at the site interrupted supply, operator Gas Connect Austria said Wednesday.

Gas Connect Austria's statement follows an explosion at the site on Tuesday, which left one dead and 21 injured and damaged the natural gas hub that is crucial for Italy's gas supply.

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Gas Connect Austria a subsidiary in which OMV holds 51%.

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December 13, 2017 03:34 ET (08:34 GMT)